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It pains me to say it, but I think my change would be color choice. These two colors inevitably evoke baby colors to me. Something a little more austere, like green for exports and grey/tan for imports would be better IMO.

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Hey y'all! I'm a NYT graphics editor. If you're curious about how we work, I did a little write up on each of the 2017 pieces I worked on roadtolarissa.com/2017-chart-d

I spend a lot of time trying to do fancy things in d3... but the chart I'm proudest of making took just 10 minutes with @gka's charting tool
nytimes.com/2016/09/02/upshot/

vis.social/media/EBxgOaKsmyXqR

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I should set a good example. On Mastodon, only hashtags are searchable, not freeform text. (Decentralized OSS, folks!) 😁

So the convention is to introduce yourself using

Hi! I'm Scott, and I set up this new instance because I selfishly wanted to gather all you smart people doing beautifully creative work all in one friendly, ad-free place without the vitriol and political baggage of 🐦 site.

I made this illustration in about 5 minutes with Processing.
vis.social/media/4UaR_ohuUONHl

I hadn’t heard of Mastodon, but love the idea of an inclusive data vis community. Excited to be here and see how the community develops.

By way of - I’m a dataist working for an education company in the American Northeast that among other things teaches data analysis, science, vis.

vis.social

vis.social is an open social platform for creative people, especially anyone in sciArt, data, visualization, creative coding, and related arts and research. English is the common language of the instance.